The Results of the Joint Entrance Test (JET) held for admissions to Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) and Satyajeet Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI) were declared on Sunday, 15th April 2018.
The JET examination was held on February 18, 2018. According to reports around 5,293 aspirants across the country attended the examination for 11 courses at Pune-based FTII and 12 courses at Kolkata-based SRFTI in film, television and new media fields.
But confusion started, when the administration’s decision to withhold the cut-off percentile for the institutes. Aspirants were all confuse if they were eligible for the next phase of admission processes. The candidates despite knowing their own percentile were confused.
According to the Indian express one of the aspirants said that “she saw the result in the morning but wasn’t clear if she was eligible for the next stage. And, since it was a Sunday, they couldn’t reach out to the institute for clarification. ‘
‘Another student who has applied for screenplay writing course said the JET seems to be following the pattern of CAT (Common Admission Test) held by Indian Institutes of Management (IIM), which announces the percentiles following which each of 20 IIMs publishes their own cut off marks.’
FTII administration waited till afternoon to clarify on social media that FTII and SRFTI will declare their own cut-off thresholds for short listing the candidates for interview process “in coming week”, leaving the aspirants uncertain about their future. Reports says that they contacted Director Bhupendra Kainthola, for clarification, did not respond..